Q4 Test #1 (Latin American History Culture) Question Preview (ID: 37019)


Q4 Test #1 (Latin American History Culture).[print questions]

Of the following European nations, which held the MOST colonial territory in Latin America? (QR51) - Inference
a) the Netherlands
b) Spain
c) France
d) Great Britain

Which of the following gave the Europeans an advantage when fighting natives/indigenous people in the new world? (QR45/46) - Inference
a) spanish language
b) diseases
c) larger numbers
d) airplanes

___________________ is credited with conquering the Inca Empire in the name of Spain. (QR45/46)
a) Alphonse Sucre
b) Francisco Pizarro
c) Hernan Cortes
d) Bartolomeu Dias

_________________________ was the last king of the Inca Empire. (QR45/46)
a) Montezuma II
b) Malinche
c) Tenochtitlan
d) Atahualpa

The Inca are well-known for _____________________________. (QR45)
a) a complex written language
b) high quality stonework
c) advanced understanding of mathematics
d) bringing Christianity to the Andes

_________________________ was the last king of the Aztec Empire. (QR45/46)
a) Montezuma II
b) Malinche
c) Tenochtitlan
d) Atahualpa

___________________ is credited with conquering the Aztec Empire in the name of Spain. (QR45/46)
a) Alphonse Sucre
b) Francisco Pizarro
c) Hernan Cortes
d) Hernando de Soto

What agricultural innovation allowed the Aztec to grow corn in a swampy lake? (QR45)
a) slash and burn
b) chinampas
c) terracing agriculture
d) aquaducts

What agricultural innovation allowed the Inca to grow potatoes on the steepest mountain sides? (QR45)
a) Slash and Burn
b) Chinampas
c) Terracing Agriculture
d) Aquaducts

Which of the following was introduced to the America's for the first time during the Columbian Exchange? (QR47)
a) horses
b) corn
c) gold
d) potatoes

From where in the “Old World” were slaves brought to the “New World” to work on colonial plantations mines? (QR48)
a) Africa
b) Asia
c) Europe
d) Australia

Which of the following languages is most widely spoken in Latin America today? (QR51)
a) French
b) English
c) Italian
d) Spanish

What is the most widespread religion in Latin America today? (QR51)
a) Judaism
b) Protestant Christianity
c) Roman Catholic Christianity
d) Islam

The trading of goods, ideas, and people between Europe, Africa, and the America's that followed the Age of Exploration is called the __________________________ __________________________. (QR45/47)
a) Trans-Atlantic Moving
b) Columbian Exchange
c) Continental Exchange
d) American Migration

_____________ _________________ , a wealthy Venezuelan, led northern South America to win it's independence from Spain in 1824. (QR49)
a) Toussaint L'Ouverture
b) Miguel Hidalgo
c) Fidel Castro
d) Simon Bolivar

__________________ ____________________ was born a slave, who is credited as being the father of Haitian independence. In 1804, Haiti became the first independent country in Latin America. (QR49)
a) Toussaint L'Ouverture
b) Miguel Hidalgo
c) Fidel Castro
d) Simon Bolivar

Father Miguel Hidalgo is considered the father of ______________________ independence, as he delivered the famous Grito de Dolores speech calling for independence from Spain in 1810. (QR49)
a) Haitian
b) Cuban
c) Mexican
d) Colombian

Fidel Castro’s forces lost the Cuban Revolution in 1959 and he was executed. (QR50)
a) TRUE
b) FALSE
c) x
d) x

After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, Cuba became better friends w/ the US. (QR50)
a) TRUE
b) FALSE
c) x
d) x

How did Cuba change after 1959? (QR50)
a) It became: capitalist / an ally of the United States
b) It became: capitalist / an ally of the Soviet Union
c) It became: communist/ an ally of the Soviet Union
d) It became: communist/ an ally of the United States

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